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'''Alfred Russel Wallace''' (8 January 1823 – 7 November 1913) was a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British Natural history|naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, and biologist. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin's writings in 1858. This prompted Darwin to publish his own ideas in ''On the Origin of Species.'' Wallace did extensive fieldwork, first in the Amazon River basin and then in the Malay Archipelago, where he identified the faunal divide now termed the Wallace Line, which separates the Indonesian archipelago into two distinct parts: a western portion in which the animals are largely of Asian origin, and an eastern portion where the fauna reflect Australasia. He was considered the 19th century's leading expert on...
Birth date{{birth date|1823|01|08|df=y}}
Birth placeLlanbadoc, Monmouthshire (historic)|Monmouthshire, Wales
Death date{{death date and age|1913|11|07|1823|01|08|df=y}}
Death placeBroadstone, Dorset, England
NationalityBritish
FieldExploration, evolutionary biology, zoology, biogeography, and social reform
Known forCo-discovery of natural selection
Pioneering work on biogeography
Wallace Line
Wallace effect
Author abbrev botWallace
Prizes{{no wrap|Royal Medal (1868)
Gold Medal of the Société de Géographie (1870)
Darwin Medal (1890)
Founder's Medal (1892)
Linnean Medal (1892)
Copley Medal (1908)
Darwin-Wallace Medal (Gold, 1908)
Order of Merit (Commonwealth)|Order of Merit (1908)}}
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Natural selection 28
Natural history 20
Science 18
Evolution 15
Paleontology 14
Zoogeography 14
Sociology 12
Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913 12
Ethnology 11
Glacial epoch 9
Biogeography 8
Islands 8
Nineteenth century 8
Land, Nationalization of 7
Spiritualism 7
Life 6
Social ethics 6
Botany 5
Geography 5
Land tenure 5
Plurality of worlds 5
Stars 5
Zoology 5
Depressions 4
Natural selection. [from old catalog] 4
Social problems 4
Vaccination 4
Civilization 3
Geology 3
Great Britain -- Social conditions 3
History, Modern 3
Indians of South America 3
Life (Biology) 3
Lowell, Percival, 1855-1916 3
Miracles 3
Tropics 3
Amazon River Valley -- Description and travel 2
Andes. [from old catalog] 2
Anthropology 2
Authors: W: Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913 2
Brazil -- Description and travel 2
Ethics 2
Ethnology -- Malay Archipelago 2
Geographical distribution of animals and plants 2
Indians of South America -- Amazon River Valley 2
Island ecology 2
Labor and laboring classes -- Great Britain 2
Malay Archipelago -- Description and travel 2
Natural history -- Amazon River Valley 2
Natural history -- Malay Archipelago 2
Naturalists 2
Selection (Genetics) 2
Selection, Genetic 2
Subject: Asia 2
Titles: M 2
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Amazon River Valley 1
Biogéographie 1
Biological sciences in general 1
Botany -- 19th Century 1
Botany -- Amazon River Valley 1
Botany -- Andes 1
Botany -- South America 1
Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 1
Chronology, Historical 1
Civilisation moderne 1
Civilization, Modern 1
Color 1
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 1
Description and travel 1
Dix-neuvième siècle 1
Ecology 1
England -- Commerce and industries 1
Ethnology Malay Archipelago 1
Evolution -- 19th Century 1
General and theoretical biology 1
George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
Great Britain -- Economic conditions 1
Géologie 1
Hummingbirds 1
Indians of South America -- Amazon Valley 1
Indians of South America -- Languages Amazon River Valley 1
Insects 1
Land tenure -- England 1
Land tenure -- Great Britain 1
Lepidoptera 1
Malay Archipelago Description and travel. 1
Mars (Planet) 1
Military Personnel 1
NATURAL SCIENCES 1
Natural history -- Amazon Valley 1
Natural history -- Oceania 1
Natural history Malay Archipelago 1
Natural history--Malay Archipelago. 1
Occultism 1
Oceania 1
Palms 1
Panics. [from old catalog] 1
Papilionidae 1
Phytogeography 1
Science and spiritualism 1
Sciences 1
Smallpox, mortality 1
South America -- Description and travel 1
Travel 1
Variation (Biology) 1
Wallace Bird paper 1
Working class 1
Working class -- Great Britain 1
Zoology -- 19th Century 1
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